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Table 3 Comorbid conditions

From: Chiropractic care and the risk of vertebrobasilar stroke: results of a case–control study in U.S. commercial and Medicare Advantage populations

Conditions n (%) Commercial Medicare
Cases (n = 1159) Controls (n = 4633) p-value Cases (n = 670) Controls (n = 2680) p-value
Hypertensive disease 767 (66.2) 2078 (44.9) <0.0001 554 (82.7) 1721 (64.2) <0.0001
Ischemic heart disease 300 (25.9) 638 (13.8) <0.0001 258 (38.5 ) 563 (21.0) <0.0001
Diseases of pulmonary circulation 29 (2.5) 55 (1.2) 0.0008 18 (2.7) 70 (2.6) 0.9140
Other forms of heart disease 357 (30.8) 800 (17.3) <0.0001 306 (45.7) 713 (26.6) <0.0001
Pure Hypercholesterolemia 9 (0.8) 24 (0.5) 0.2957 6 (0.9) 26 (1.0) 0.8590
Diseases of other endocrine glands 319 (27.5) 754 (16.3) <0.0001 285 (42.5) 740 (27.6) <0.0001
At least one of the conditions 829 (71.5) 2317 (50.0) <0.0001 593 (88.5) 1885 (70.3) <0.0001